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Philipp Frank
University College London
Health careRandomized controlled trialProspective cohort studyBody mass indexMedicine
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#1Trudie Chalder ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 53
#2Meenal Patel ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
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Persistent physical symptoms (PPS), also known as medically unexplained symptoms (MUS), affect approximately 50% of patients in secondary care and are often associated with disability, psychological distress and increased health care costs. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has demonstrated both short- and long-term efficacy with small to medium effect sizes for PPS, with larger treatment effects for specific PPS syndromes, including non-cardiac chest pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and c...
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#1Philipp Frank (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 1
#2A Kaushal (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 3
Last. Dorina Cadar (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 9
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Abstract Objective Systemic low-grade inflammation has been associated with the onset of depression, but the exact mechanisms underlying this relationship remain elusive. This study examined whether physical activity (PA) explained the association between elevated serum levels of inflammatory markers and subsequent depressive symptoms. Design Prospective cohort design. Method The sample consisted of 3809 non-depressed men and women (aged 50+) recruited from the English Longitudinal Study of Agei...
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#1Meenal Patel ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
#2Kirsty James ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
Last. Trudie ChalderH-Index: 53
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Introduction Persistent physical symptoms (PPS), also known as medically unexplained symptoms are associated with profound physical disability, psychological distress and high healthcare costs. England’s annual National Health Service costs of attempting to diagnose and treat PPS amounts to approximately £3 billion. Current treatment relies on a positive diagnosis, life-style advice and drug therapy. However, many patients continue to suffer from ongoing symptoms and general practitioners (GPs) ...
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#1Philipp FrankH-Index: 1
#2A KaushalH-Index: 3
Last. Dorina CadarH-Index: 9
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#1Philipp Frank (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 1
#2A Kaushal (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 3
Last. Dorina Cadar (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 9
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Background Systemic inflammation has been associated with the onset of depressive symptoms. However, the exact mechanisms underlying the relationship between inflammation and depression remain elusive. This study examined whether sleep explained the association between elevated levels of inflammatory markers and subsequent depressive symptoms in an English nationally representative sample. Methods The sample consisted of 2953 men and women (aged 50+) recruited from the English Longitudinal Study...
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